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Seasonal: Bird Feeding Showcase: PA Woodpeckers and DIY Suet Cakes
Saturday, January 12, 2019
 
Date: Saturday, January 12th
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 PM
Cost: $6/ person
Pre-registration/ Pre-Payment (724) 662-2242 by Jan 7th
 Location: MRF Education Building
 
Come join the Mercer County Conservation District environmental education coordinator for a program highlighting common visitors to your bird feeder, PA woodpeckers. The class will begin with learning about the many woodpeckers that call PA “home” and basic id tips. We will also discuss the different bird feeds and the types woodpeckers prefer. We will then end the class with a DIY suet demonstration. Be sure to bring a small square container with a lid to make your suet cake in. 
 
 
General: "Gemstones: Myths and Legends"
Thursday, January 17, 2019
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 Date: Thursday, January 17th
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: Munnell Run Farm Education Building
Pre-Registration by January 14th, call (724) 662- 2242
 
 Do you have a favorite gem? Maybe your birthstone or some that are your favorite colors? Join the Mercer County Conservation District as we welcome Kathy Uglow, Crawford Conservation District Environmental Educator, for a “mystical hour” to hear about the myths and legends that surround some of these beautiful gemstones! All ages are welcome to this free program.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seasonal: "Get Outside, Come Alive" Series: Winged Architects
Saturday, February 09, 2019

  
 
Topic: Winged Architects
 
Date: Saturday, February 9th
 
Location: Munnell Run Farm Education Building 
 
Time: 9 AM to 10:30 AM
 
Fee: free
 
Pre-register by Feb 6th by calling (724) 662-2242
 
Special guest Specialty Outdoors of Butler County will present an interactive program on bird nests, bird houses and bird behavior using a variety of guided discovery techniques, interactive games and displays which will unlock many of the mysteries about birds! Come and see 40 different types of real life nests of Pennsylvania birds! Every youth and adult will learn something new about many of our backyard birds. Come and enjoy learning about the wonders of nature.
 
 
Seasonal: Discovering Gentle Giants: Winter Tree ID
Saturday, March 09, 2019
 
 
Saturday, March 9th
Time: 9 AM to 11 AM
Fee: Free
Location: Munnell Run Farm 
Pre-register by March 6th 
  

Come join the Mercer County Conservation District at Munnell Run Farm and learn the easy, simple methods to identifying 15 of the most common Pennsylvania trees. The program will teach you about various strategies to determine common conifers and deciduous trees utilizing simple observation techniques. Please be sure to dress appropriately for we will be spending a majority of our time outdoors.

 
 
 
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